Northwestern Law Professor: Constitution Says Senate Must Seat Burris
Robert Bennett, professor of law, discusses what the Constitution says about the situation.January 21, 2009 | by Brendan Cosgrove
CHICAGO --- A political showdown may be ahead in Washington as Democrats in the United States Senate say they’ll refuse to seat Roland Burris. Burris was appointed by embattled Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich to fill the seat previously occupied by President-Elect Barack Obama. Robert Bennett, professor of law, discusses what the Constitution says about the situation.